The Lancet—University of Oslo Commission on Global Governance for Health, in collaboration with the Harvard Global Health Institute
Governance challenges in global health have gained attention in recent years. This increased scrutiny is a welcome recognition of the fact that improving health worldwide is not merely a matter of technical intervention or resource mobilisation, but also demands credible, legitimate decision-making processes and effective, efficient, and equitable action. The debates around global health governance have usually addressed the governance of the global health system—that is, actors whose primary intent is to improve global health, and the rules, norms, and processes that govern their interaction.
Read the article by Ole Petter Ottersen, Julio Frenk and Richard Horton in The Lancet 5 november 2011.